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sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness